Education

BA: First Class Honours
English Literature &
Creative Writing
University of Warwick, 2016-2019


A-Levels: A*A*A* – English Literature/Language, Film Studies, Mathematics
AS-Level: A – French
St Laurence School, 2008-2015


My Creative Projects

Canal Poetry Route

Predictive Text Poetry Project

Unlatched Podcast

Our House is on Fire Blog


Interests

I have had my work published in: Popshot Magazine, Nothing in the Rulebook, The Story Seed, Patchwork Magazine, Kamena Magazine.

I was also the headliner for the Rhyme and Reason Spoken Word Event in Bath, Nov. 2018.

CV – Jessica Kashdan-Brown

I am a hardworking individual who learns quickly, approaching all challenges with both creativity and enthusiasm. As a writer, I have a passion for creating compelling stories and communicating ideas clearly. My studies, interests, and professional experience have made me innovative and ambitious, and have provided me with extensive expertise in creating engaging content to a professional standard, as well as an aptitude for building strong, effective relationships with professionals, clients, and colleagues.  

Professional Experience

Freelance Work & Commissions (2019-Present)
Content Writer, Poet, Proof-reader, and Editor

As a freelance blogger, I write a weekly jewellery history blog for Antique Animal Jewelry involving thorough research (4th November 2020 – Present).

I write a monthly magazine for the British Culture Club at Languages United, for English learners interested in finding out more about living in Britain and British culture. I also do accompanying podcast interviews on the monthly topic
(January 2021 – Present).

Split-flap poetry commission—a personalised poetry installation for a private client – in progress.

Editing and proofreading services for a children’s book manuscript for a private client (2020).


Comtrade, now part of Endava – (09/2019 – 12/2019)
Marketing Intern

Copywriter, editor, and proofreader for the Comtrade Digital Services Industry website.

Content writing for a wide range of professional company materials (flyers, brochures, official documents for internal and external use).

Social media manager and copywriter for SmartDock.


Topping & Company Booksellers of Bath (2015-2020)
Bookseller

Customer Service with keen interest in the latest publications.

Administrative skills (cataloguing, sorting, returns). 

Event orchestration including promotion, serving drinks, event set-up, attending to authors, and front-of-house hospitality.

Frequent social media contributions towards promotion.